Social Policy & Administration

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Edited By: Ian Greener, Bent Greve

Impact Factor: 0.854

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 17/40 (Social Work); 22/41 (Social Issues); 23/46 (Public Administration); 39/55 (Planning & Development)

Online ISSN: 1467-9515

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Social Policy & Administration -the Early Stage Career Researcher Prize

Social Policy & Administration are pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Early Stage Career Researcher prize.

Volquart Stoy, Institute of Political Science, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Worlds of Welfare Services: From Discovery to Exploration

This prize acknowledges the best published paper by an Early Stage Career Researcher. The prize will be £500, plus a year's free subscription to Social Policy & Administration. For further information on the eligibility for the prize, and how to apply, please click here.

The editor would also like to highlight the three runner-up articles.

Beyond Welfare Regimes: From Empirical Typology to Conceptual Ideal Types
Deborah Rice

Unemployment Protection and Family Policy at the Turn of the 21st Century: A Dynamic Approach to Welfare Regime Theory
Emanuele Ferragina, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser and Mark Tomlinson

Comparing Formal Unemployment Compensation Systems in 15 OECD Countries
Umut Riza Ozkan

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Changes in Labour Markets
Submission for Abstracts - 1st December 2015

Social Policy & Administration Regional Issue 2015 on:

Obama Care – implication for social policy and administration in the US - click here for details.

Please send abstracts to the regional issue editor: Professor Bent Greve, Roskilde University, Denmark ( before 1st June, 2015. For information on style etc, please see the journal's stylesheet available here

The final deadline for completed papers is 1st November 2015.

SP&A E-Special Issue - Welfare and Governance

SP&A e-Special Issue

SP&A are pleased to announce their first e-Special Issue Welfare and Governance.

This is the first E-issue of Social Policy & Administation. The idea is to look at a certain topic on which, over a number of years, a number of articles have been published and, by bringing them together, to show how a concept, idea or policy area has changed over the years or how, by looking at it from different perspectives and angles, one can shed new light on a topic. This is despite, naturally, the fact that some of the empirical data is not up to date.

Read the full e-Special Issue